Heart Sounds Made Incredibly Easy

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2005 - Medical - 218 pages
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Heart Sounds Made Incredibly Easy! is an entertaining, easy-to-read, practical, and informative reference that includes an audio CD of heart sounds for those who must accurately interpret heart sounds and understand their implications, diagnosis, and treatments. Revealing the importance of accurate heart sound interpretation, this Incredibly Easy! title walks the reader through more than 65 heart sounds. The book includes an audio index and cues to the CD throughout the text for each sound, which allows the reader to listen to the sounds sequentially with the book or review them out of sequence.

 

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Contents

Anatomy and physiology
1
Assessment
19
Cardiac auscultation
37
Heart sound origins
49
S1 and S2 heart sounds
61
S3 and S4 heart sounds
77
Other diastolic and systolic sounds
89
Murmur fundamentals
103
Continuous murmurs
151
Other auscultatory sounds
159
Cardiovascular disorders
175
Common cardiac abbreviations
198
Auscultation findings for common disorders
200
Glossary
204
Selected references
210
Index
211

Systolic murmurs
111
Diastolic murmurs
137
cues
218
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